Awards sponsored by the First-Year Experience Committee for high-achieving Adelphi undergraduates.
Outstanding First-Year Student Award
The Outstanding First-Year Student Award honors an undergraduate first-year student who has demonstrated:
- Academic excellence
- Community/Campus involvement
- Strong leadership
Based on the above criteria, the Committee selects several finalists to be interviewed. The winner receives a plaque and a gift certificate to our University bookstore. The winner will speak at Matriculation Day which occurs right before the beginning of the fall semester.
Instructions on how to nominate a student for this award are disseminated at the beginning of the spring semester.
First-Year Community Reads Award
The First-Year Community Reads Award honors an undergraduate first-year student with an outstanding response to the AU Reads selection. The winner receives a gift certificate to the University bookstore.
Instructions on how to apply for this award are disseminated to first-year students before the start of the fall semester.